Synonyms and Antonyms of sanctification
1 the act of making something holy through religious ritual the sacred site required another sanctification after it had been defiled by the invaders Synonyms of sanctification blessing, hallowing, consecrationWords Related to sanctification purification; dedication; adoration, glorification, reverence, veneration, worshipNear Antonyms of sanctification debasement, defilement, desecration, impiety, irreverence, profanation, sacrilege
2 the act or fact of freeing from sin or moral guilt the Christian belief that the suffering and death of Jesus was responsible for the sanctification of all humankind Synonyms of sanctification cleansing, purificationWords Related to sanctification rebirth, regeneration, restoration; grace, redemption, salvation; absolution, forgiveness, remission; acquittal, clearance, clearing, exoneration, vindication; atonement, expiationNear Antonyms of sanctification blasphemy, defilement, desecration, profanation, violation; corruption, debasement, perversion; contamination, pollution, sullying, tarnishing
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